John's Anglican Church
of Horton, Wolfville, Nova
19th, 24th Sunday after Pentecost /
23rd Sunday after Trinity
8am Holy Communion,
The Book of Common Prayer, P.
our refuge and strength, who art the author of all godliness:
Be ready, we beseech thee, to hear the devout prayers of thy
Church; and grant that those things which we ask faithfully we
may obtain effectually; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
The Rev'd Sandra Fyfe
The Rev’d K. Ann Watson
The Rev’d Dr. V Bruce Matthews
Margaret Coghill, 902-678-9982
of Music & Organist: Dr. Michelle
Cathy Stewart, 902-542-5565
Peter Brown, 902-698-0414
Eucharist, The Book of Alternative
Gathering of the Community
Processional Hymn #606 There's a
Wideness in God's Mercy
The Greeting and Collect for Purity, p.
The Collect of the Day: O God, from whose abundance all
skills are lavishly bestowed: give us courage to use our
talents as generously as you have given them, so that, being
faithful to your purpose, we may share in your glory; through
Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen.
the children depart for Sunday School we will
There Be Peace On Earth (see
Proclamation of the Word, p.
Thessalonians 5:1-11, Dale
God, Whose Giving Knows No Ending
Apostles’ Creed, p. 189
Prayers of the People, Kimberly Matheson
and Absolution, p. 191
Sharing of the Peace, p. 192
Celebration of the Eucharist
#435 Take My Life, and
Let It Be
over the Gifts, p. 393
Prayer #2, p. 196
Lord’s Prayer, p.
Breaking of the Bread #2, p. 212 #745
Lamb of God…
are welcome to come forward to receive holy communion or a
blessing. Gluten-free bread is available at the communion
# 56 I Am the Bread, the Bread of
Angelicus (César Franck) - Margaret Finlay & Ellen
angelicus fit panis hominum;
panis caelicus figuris terminum:
res mirabilis! manducat Dominum:
pauper, servus, et humilis.
of the angel host sent down from God
of Christ our Lord in token of his love;
gift most wonderful! Christ as our sacrament:
lowly, all share his sacred feast.
after Communion, p.
393, followed by Doxology, p. 214
#577 God of
Grace and God of Glory
you I lift up my eyes, to you enthroned in the
the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters, and
the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes
look to you, O Lord our God, until you show us your
mercy upon us, O Lord, have mercy, for we have had more than
enough of contempt,
much of the scorn of the indolent rich, and of the derision of
be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit; as
it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever.
John & Marie Patterson
Patterson & Elaine Slauenwhite
is invited to enjoy a time of fellowship and refreshments
following the 10am service this week provided by Camille
remember in your prayers…
Diocese of Uyo, Nigeria, the Diocese
of Montréal, the parish of Yarmouth with
Tusket, and Retired
Clergy of the South Shore Region
in need of
God’s healing grace: Arthur, Joan, Albert Jucker, Charlie,
Mary, Christine, Tim, Jamie, Trevor, Sylvia
McDougall, Cal McMillan, Lyle Southam, Jack, Pam, Barclay,
Cecil, Joanie, Marlene & John Reid, Pat Fice, Cameron,
Jane, Doreen McKee, Kevan, Mary
Hart, Marian Sampson, Sheilagh Morton
who have departed this life and are at rest, remembering
especially Denyse's Nelson's cousin: rest eternal grant to him
O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon him. And the
& Nicolol's families.
FOR Nov. 26th – PWRDF Sunday
am Holy Communion (BCP) 10:00 am
Holy Eucharist (BAS)
speaker: Allie Colp, Diocesan Youth and Family Ministries
Coordinator and member of the PWRDF Youth
On Sunday, December
3rd, there will be one combined service at 10am
(BCP Holy Communion, with music) as we mark the start of the
Advent Season (which also begins the new church year), and the
launch of our 200th anniversary year. Following the
service we will share in a potluck lunch. Cake and ice cream
will be provided. If you are able, please bring a salad or
main course item,
rolls/bread or cheese or fruit to share.
HUGE thank you to Vicki Harris
for organizing another successful Plum Pudding baking to be
sold at our Coffee Party. Vicki we all know how
much work you put into making the puddings and we are grateful
to have someone like yourself at the helm.
you to all those happy people who helped make 290 plum
puddings! What a team we are here at St. Johns!! This 55
year old tradition is something to be proud of. Spread
the word for one and all to buy their Christmas pudding at our
these dates on your calendar
Anniversary pewter ornaments are going to be available for
sale starting on November 26th at the Coffee
As well as at the Home Tour and after church services in
December. Please speak with an Anniversary Committee member
during coffee time to purchase. A lovely keepsake or gift for
just $10! They are reasonably priced at $10. Payment to be given at
time of purchase- no IOU's please...
Nov. 20th, 12noon: ACW
details for our Coffee party.
Nov. 21st 10-11:30am or Weds., Nov.
22nd, 7-8:30pm: Bible Study: Who Is My Neighbour?
– What if My Neighbour is My Enemy?
We will explore the familiar story of the prophet Jonah (who
ended up in the belly of a whale). Jonah was called by God to
go to Nineveh to preach the possibility of forgiveness. Why
does he resist so much? This
week please read the Book of Jonah in advance (it’s just four
chapters long!), with special attention on chapter 4.
Nov. 21st, 1pm, Wolfville Nursing Home: Holy
Class, Tuesdays, 7-9pm
Stuart is holding a painting class in the meeting space for 8
weeks. Contact Ron for more info at 902-542-4477. Signup sheet
is at the back of the church.
Nov. 22nd, 2:30pm (time to be confirmed), Blomidon
Court: Hymn Sing
Nov. 23rd, 7pm: Parish Council meeting (time and
location to be confirmed)
Nov. 24th, 11-11:45 am: Christian
We will meet at the Rectory this week.
John's ACW Coffee Party, Sat., Nov. 25th
10 am to 12 noon. Admission: $5. Featuring Home Baking, Fancy
Work, ACW Plum Puddings. Storm Date: Sun. Nov. 26th, 2-4
Christmas Home Tour is Sat., Dec. 9th from
Come share the holiday spirit by working in one of the
historic homes or by welcoming folk to our church for some
festive treats of the season. Sign-up sheet is at the
back of the church for workers as well as bakers for
gingerbread (recipe provided). Tell one and all about
the tour to make it our most successful yet! Please
contact Vicki Harris for more information at
We have been asked to donate items for six stockings for youth
who will be at the Waterville Detention Centre over the
Christmas season. To support this ministry, please take a tag
from the tree at the back of the church and return your item
by November 26th. Thank you for your generosity.
Sandra will be in the church office Tues., 3:30-5pm and will be off Saturday.
Tea and Sale at Wolfville Baptist
Sat., Nov.18 from 2-4PM, lower hall. Wreaths will be available
along with several sale tables. Come and enjoy sandwiches
& fancy cakes. All welcome.
are now in. Contact Helen Whidden at 902-542-5061 or
email@example.com if you haven’t received yours